1 Corinthians 12:8

“For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For to one is giuen by the spirit, the word of wisedome, to another the word of knowledge, by the same spirit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another the word of knowledge according to the same Spirit;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For to one is given through the Spirit the word of wisdom; and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit:
- American Standard Version (1901)

For to one are given words of wisdom through the Spirit; and to another words of knowledge through the same Spirit:
- Basic English Bible

For to one, by the Spirit, is given [the] word of wisdom; and to another [the] word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
- Darby Bible

For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another, the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
- Webster's Bible

To one the utterance of wisdom has been granted through the Spirit; to another the utterance of knowledge in accordance with the will of the same Spirit;
- Weymouth Bible

For to one is given through the Spirit the word of wisdom, and to another the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
- World English Bible

to another the word of kunnyng, bi the same spirit;
- Wycliffe Bible

for to one through the Spirit hath been given a word of wisdom, and to another a word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:8


12:8 The word of wisdom - A power of understanding and explaining the manifold wisdom of God in the grand scheme of gospel salvation. The word of knowledge - Perhaps an extraordinary ability to understand and explain the Old Testament types and prophecies.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 12:8


1Co 12:8 To one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom. The ability to reveal divine truth, such as possessed by the apostles. To another the world of knowledge. The aptitude to teach unerringly what has been revealed to the apostles and prophets.

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 12

  • Stephen F. Zielski
    ALL GLORY - HONOR - POWER - MIGHT AND MAJESTY UNTO MY HEAVENLY ABBA DADDY AND GOD ALMIGHTY YAHWEH - IN AND THROUGH HIS SON WHO LIVES AND ABIDES NOW AND FOREVER MORE AT HIS RIGHT HAND IN GLORIOUS LIGHT TO WHICH NO MAN CAN EVER APPROACH - WHO STILL MAKETH INTERSESSION FOR ALL OF HIS HOLY AND BELOVED SAINTS - CHRIST YESHUA - OH YES WE CAN ! RESTORATION NOW ! SHALOM BELIEVING BELIEVERS ! ACTS-JUDE!
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    I BELIEVE AND STAND FOR WHAT THE RIGHTLY DIVIDED ACCURATE WORD OF THE LORD MY GOD SAYS AND - I CAN DO WHAT IT SAYS I CAN DO UNTO HIS EVERLASTING GLORY TO COME AMEN INDEED. THIS IS AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN THE BLUEPRINT PAUL SET FORTH FOR US ALL AMEN. CHRIST IN ME. BEING BORN AGAIN OF THE TRUE AND INCORRUPTABLE SEED OF THE LIVING HOPE OF THE GATHERING ABOVE TO COME AMEN INDEED. SHALOM.
  • Stephen F. Zielski
    FROM THE BOOK OF ACTS WHICH IS THE CAVIAT TO THE BOOK OF ROMANS THROUGH UNTO THE BOOK OF JUDE AND NOT REVELATION ! WE ARE IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD {GENTILES} AGE OF {LOVE-GRACE-SALVATION-RIGHTEOUSNESS-SPEAKING IN TONGUES} NOT THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN AGE TO WHICH THIS KINGDOM OF GOD AGE WILL BE CLOSING OUT BACK TO REVELATION {FUTURE EVENT} ! SHALOM !
  • BSP
    Verse 26: When one member of the congregation suffers we feel the pain and are all affected. We need to have deep love and concern for one another.
  • BSP
    Verse 22: The congregation is compared to the body in this chapter. No member of the congregation is unnecessary. Everyone has something to offer.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    We are reminded of the diversity of gifts and roles. We should covet earnestly the best gifts through supplication to God.

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